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to be questioning financial firms such as jpmorgan chase, citigroup and hsbc in connection with the libor rate fixing scandal. trying to limit damage from the phone hacking scandal that engulfed his news of the world paper, rupert murdoch is speeding through the split-up of his media empire. in june, murdoch announced that news corporation would split into two, separating publishing assets from the more lucrative film and television arm of the business. news corp. announced additional deatils of the split this week, including the shuttering of the daily, a tablet-only publication that has struggled to find a foothold in the marketplace. a major deal is happening in the dairy industry. in an attempt to milk more from the u.s. market, canada's largest dairy processor, saputo, is buying the morningstar unit of dean foods for $1.45 billion. morningstar's products include creamers, ice cream and cottage cheese. dean foods, the largest dairy producer in the u.s., based in dallas, is in downsizing mode. the deal with saputo is expected to close at the end of the year. the mayor of newark, new jersey
,000 people worldwide. bank of america and hsbc combined plan for 40,000 layoffs this year. ubs said in october it would cut 10,000 workers. all told, more than 300,000 financial industry jobs have been lost worldwide during the past two years. the bank belt-tightening is expected to continue in 2013. macs are making their way back to the u.s. apple ceo tim cook told bloomberg this week the company will begin manufacturing a line of mac computers in the u.s. most of apple's products are made in asia. factories such as foxconn, a major apple supplier, have come under heavy scrutiny for low wages and poor working conditions. cook said the company will spend $100 million on the manufacturing move in the states, but no word yet on where it will take place. in other apple news, the iphone is getting picked up by another carrier. t-mobile will begin selling the iphone next year. talks are back in the fiscal fight. according to the wall street journal, the staffs for president obama and house speaker boehner are talking again. it follows a nearly week-long silence. wednesday, the presdient
remaining stake in aig... and reports say regulators have a $1.9 billion dollar settlement with hsbc. the bank is accussed of laundering money for drug dealers and terrorists. john brady of rj o'brien joins us now. john, are you seeing any special positioning ahead of the fed? > > we have angie. over the course of the last two weeks so, we have seen equity markets continue to "melt up," as traders would say, continue to be sort of supported by this idea that the federal reserve is going to continue its method of quantitative easing. the fed meeting to start today. however, we will receive the announcement from the fed tomorrow, perhaps around 1:00 or so wednesday. but, the idea is that risk assets, both equities and metals, commodities mostly, continue to melt higher with the idea that the fed is going to continue to monetize its debt and supply excess reserves to the economy. > what about tax management? what are you seeing with investors and traders trying to avoid that fiscal cliff, although potentially that could happen next year? > > we have seen two big trades really, angie. fi
banks including ubs, jp morgan, citigroup and hsbc are still being investigated for possible connections to the libor scandal. general motors, struggling with an overstock of their full- sized trucks, is hoping to unload some inventory. the car company is trying to boost sales with an enhanced package of incentives for poetential buyers - a good thing for consumers, not necessarily for gm. the car giant had earlier vowed to hold off on such promotions in order to shield profits through the end of the year. the government is poised to make a $22 billion profit on its bailout of aig. the treasury department said this week it will sell its remaining shares of the insurance company. that consists of 234 million shares, or 15.9% of the company. it marks an end to the bailout the government gave to aig at the start of the financial crisis. thousands of supporters and opponents are expected at a public hearing on fracking today in albany, new york - and there could be friction. conservationists say hydraulic fracturing for gas is harmful to the environment, while supporters claim it creates job
with that big loss, goldman sachs makes list, hsbc. did it change people's perceptions of these big banks? > > when we look at the data, we can see that trust in the financial service industry has further eroded. so any time you have a crisis like that, it has an impact on the company overall. but when you have a bunch of companies together, it does erode trust in the industry as a whole. > there was also a tragic event that made the list: costa concordia. > > yes. costa concordia, we all remember the images of the half-tipped-over cruise ship right there off the coast of italy. it was a tragic case, it was obviously a loss of lives and a tragic situation all around. what made it particularly striking, however, was some of the kind of bizarre circumstances surrounding the behavior of the captain at the time. and that immediately raised questions about the safety standards at the operator. > that's right, thoughts of an affair with a younger woman, and there were just a lot of details on that. moving on to apple and foxconn. this was a shocking story to a lot of people as to how people wer
of embarassing moments throughout the course of the year. barclays and hsbc both lost ceos after an investigation revealed the banks had manipulated libor, a benchmark interest rate, for the benefit of their firms. still to come, how counterfeit wine may be sneaking its way into your glass. that's later. but first, will the box office hit the billion-dollar record? what movies could stand in the way, after these "in the know" messages. wñ this just could be a record- breaking year at the box office. with just a handful of days left, the 2009 record of more than $10.5 billion spent at the movies is within reach. with us is erik childress of the chicago film critics' assoc. hi erik. > > hello. > so, what did everyone see last weekend? > > last weekend you had a bunch of new openings come up. you had tom cruise's latest film, "jack reacher," did only about $15.6 million. one of his lesser openings for the better part of his career. judd apatow's "this is 40" made it $12 million. but everyone was still seeing "the hobbit," which, even though the number was down, was still very handily at number one.
. hsbc was accused of transferring money from drug cartels in mexico from the u.s. >>> 7:45. the 49ers suspended running back brandon jacobs who tweeted about his lack of playing time. now, jacobs will not be playing in the last three regular seasons games after he tweeted that he was rotting way on the 49ers' bench. on saturday, he tweeted "i don't understand why people are angry at me because i want to do what i'm paid to do." those tweets cost him about $300,000. >>> another 49er is getting attention as well but it is for his positive talents outside of playing newsroom. coming up, we'll take you inside vernon davis' art gallery opening. >>> there's something mysterious showing up on the beach in santa cruz. pam cook joins us with what scientists are saying about this dead squid situation. pam? >> yeah. it's very strange. they are called humboldt squid and hundreds have washed ashore in santa cruz county. scientists at the department of fish and game are now trying to figure out what happened. the squid appeared on sunday in beaches between rio delmar and pleasure point on -- was on
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